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  • Gender bias toward men in patent awards results in less biomedical innovation for women, study suggests

    Stat - 06/17/2021

    Women are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences and also face systemic barriers and a lack of support to commercialize their ideas. “There’s multiple levels at which the barriers need to be broken down in order to get real equity,” said Rebecca Shansky, a neuroscientist at Northeastern University who was not involved with the study.  

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